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Thursday, May 20, 2004
Caution may be the watchword as England takes on Kiwis
LONDON, MAY 19. Just when Michael Vaughan seemed to have got to grips with his sudden elevation to the England captaincy, a freak accident has whipped the job away from him and left him out of the first Test against New Zealand at Lord's on ...
Lara, Muralitharan still on top
LONDON, MAY 19. The heroics of Sri Lankan skipper Marvan Atapattu and Kumara Sangakkara against Zimbabwe had hardly any impact on the latest PricewaterhouseCoopers Test cricket ratings with the top 10 batting positions remaining ...
ST. POELTEN (AUSTRIA), MAY 19. Nenad Zimonjic was eliminated in the second round of the 375,750 ($450,000) Raiffeisen Grand Prix tennis on Wednesday, just 48 hours after he celebrated his greatest career triumph by defeating top seed Andre ...
Time India started preparing for the Olympics
CHENNAI, MAY 19. The devastating 1-6 defeat against South Korea in the final of the four-nation hockey tournament at Gifu (Japan) has shattered the optimism of seeing a few Indian juniors graduating into the senior grade and playing in the ...
FC Cochin holds Ever-Ready
BANGALORE, MAY 19. Having spurned a few clear-cut chances late in the second half, Kolkata's Ever-Ready had to rest content with a 1-1 draw against bottom-of-the-table FC Cochin in the second division National Football League at the Bangalore ...
Sports : General
`Pass the Flame, Unite the World'
NEW DELHI, MAY 19.On its worldwide journey through 33 cities, after being lit at the historic village of Olympia in Greece, the olive leaf-shaped Olympic torch will arrive here on June 10 from Beijing with the message `Pass the Flame, Unite the ...
Brazil looking to settle scores
PARIS: Brazil will be looking for revenge when it plays France on Thursday at Stade de France. The two teams are meeting as part of this week's celebrations marking the centenary of FIFA, which was founded in Paris on May 21, 1904. Matches ...
Olympics to open with a splash
Athens: Preparations for the opening ceremony at the Athens Olympics are a fiercely guarded secret. But here's the latest leak: A pool of water may appear at the centre of the main Olympic stadium on the big day. Private Mega television has ...
Murali issue: Lankan PM seeks regional support
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister said on Wednesday he is seeking the support of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh in opposing the International Cricket Council's decision to ban Muttiah Muralitharan from bowling his `doosra'. ``I plan to meet ...
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